Grape type: Fresh marc of schiava, merlot and lagrein, nettles.
Appearance: Dark green.
Aromatic profile: Light aroma.
Taste: Persistent, slightly alcoholic, great balance between the excellent destillate and the nettles.
Alcoholic strength: 40% Vol.
Notes: Nettles usually grow right next to rivers or on the edge of forests and is well known for its digestive characteristics. Nettles are harvested in spring and left to infuse cold in fresh grappa for about 45 days. Afterwards the liqueur is bottled with a fresh branch. This liqueur featured a herbaceous, slightly pungent taste.
Rue is a plant that grows on poor soil or in wine regions. It is well known for its digestive and diuretic characteristics and is usually harvested before its flowering time. It is then left to infuse for about 30 days in fresh grappa and finally bottled with a fresh rue branch. Our rue grappa is characterised by a smooth, soft and slightly herbaceous taste.
The Dwarf pine grows in the Dolomites on an altitude of 1200 - 2700 m and is well known and appreciated because of its soothing and digestive characteristics. The fresh pine cones are collected between May and June and afterwards put into cold, fresh grappa for about 45 days. Our Dwarf pine grappa is further characterised by its intense flavour and - thanks to the pine cones - also by the traditional woody fragrance.
This grappa is obtained by cold infusion of the grappa with all the different herbs (juniper berries, mountain pine cones, woodruff, gentian and liquorice roots as well as pine cones) for about 45 days. Excellent ingredients that are known for their digestive properties. This herb grappa is characterised by a very strong, persistent and light bitter taste.
Juniper usually grows on an altitude of 1000m. It's berries are appreciated for their diuretic, digestive and soothing properties. The fresh and ripe juniper berries are lightly crushed before left to infuse cold in fresh grappa for about 45 days. Afterwards the grappa is bottled with a juniper branch. Our juniper grappa is characterised by a very strong and persistent taste.
Gentian roots are known for their digestive and invigorating properties. The roots were dried for about 30 days and afterwards left to infuse cold in fresh grappa. Our gentian grappa is characterised by a lighlty bitter taste and can calso be served cool.
One of the traditional South Tyrolean dishes, are the cheese dumplings, hand made by the butcher's shop Steiner in Rasun